SCE&G: Nuclear project running below projected cost

This aerial view of the new nuclear construction at the S.C.E.&G. nuclear station at Jenkinsville shows progress on two new reactors. (Photo provided by S.C. Electric & Gas Co.)Utility executives have said the lower costs are largely the result of paying less to borrow money for the project, which involves the construction of two 1,117-megawatt reactor units at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Fairfield County. Read More...

State budget data shows slowing growth

General fund revenues for fiscal year 2013-14 grew by $163 million over prior year's revenues, reflecting an annual growth rate of 2.5%. In comparison, the annual revenue growth rate was 9.1% for the preceding fiscal year. Read More...

Gamecock Gateway program grows

The number of students who began their college years at Midlands Technical College and transferred after one year to the University of South Carolina has grown to about 330 students this year from 168 students a year ago. Read More...

Collins & Lacy selects new leaders

Collins & Lacy P.C. recently selected a new management committee to lead the law firm. The management committee of the statewide law firm includes Scott Wallinger, Christian Stegmaier and Christopher Adams. Read More...

Mashburn Construction hires 3

Boyd Brown joins Mashburn’s Columbia office as a business developer. Ron Kennedy joins Mashburn’s Greenville office as a project manager. Keegan Lynch, project engineer, joins Mashburn’s Charleston office. Read More...


Tire recycler to open Anderson facility

Viva Recycling of South Carolina plans to hire 14 people over the next five years and invest $6.9 million to set up a tire recycling and rubber manufacturing plant in Anderson County, the S.C. Department of Commerce announced today. Read More...

City of Columbia, chamber seek to boost existing businesses

Launching the next phase of its Business in Motion program, city officials said they’ll survey local businesses to gauge what the city government can do to improve the business environment and encourage local owners and managers to expand in Columbia. Read More...